Heading off to college later this month? Need a new gadget? Best Buy is here to help with a massive back-to-school sale on laptops, tablets, headphones, printers, TVs, kitchen devices, and more. To help you weed out the bad offers from the good, I've scoured today's sale to bring you the 15 best deals worthy of your time.
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How did I select today's deals? When finding the best bargains, I'm looking for record-low prices on best-selling tech items that the team at TechRadar has personally reviewed. Some examples include Apple's MacBook Air M2 on sale for $949 (was $1,099) and this massive Hisense 75-Inch U6 Series 4K TV down to $799.99 (was $1,119.99).
Looking for budget items? I've also spotted Amazon's best-selling Fire TV Stick 4K Max on sale for $26.99 (was $54.99), just $2 shy of the record-low, and Keurig's K-Slim coffee maker down to $79.99 (was $129) - the lowest price I've seen all year.
Below I've listed the most popular back-to-school sales categories from Best Buy if you want to jump straight to the site, followed by more of today's best deals on iPads, printers, headphones, and more. Looking for more tech bargains? You can check TechRadar's back-to-school sales hub for today's best deals around the web.
Best Buy back to school sale - quick links
- Apple: up to $800 off iPhones, MacBooks & Apple Watch
- Chromebooks: starting at just $159
- Headphones: up to $200 off JBL, Apple & Samsung
- Laptops: save up to $200 on the latest Windows devices
- MacBooks: select models starting at $749.99
- Small appliances: air fryers from $29.99
- Smartwatch: Apple Watch, Fitbit & Garmin from $129.95
- Tablets: get up to $130 off Samsung Galaxy tablets
- TVs: big screen TVs from $269.99
- Video games: 60% off PS5, Xbox & Nintendo Switch games
Best Buy back to school sale - today's best deals
Keurig K-Slim single-serve pod coffee machine: was
$129 now $79.99 at Best Buy
This Keurig K-Slim coffee maker is a great choice for college students thanks to its compact size and cheap price, especially now that it's on sale for $79.99 at Best Buy. The coffee maker can brew a cup in just minutes and is less than five inches wide, so it's an easy fit for even the most cramped of kitchens.
Fire TV Stick 4K Max: was
$54.99 now $26.99 at Best Buy
Just $2 shy of the lowest price ever for one of the best streaming devices, which we scored highly in our Fire TV Stick 4K Max review. The Fire TV Stick 4K Max streams the same content in the same quality as the standard 4K version, but the higher spec means it's faster when you're navigating apps and can make use of WiFi 6 connectivity for a more stable streaming experience.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds 2: was
$299 now $249 at Best Buy
Rated as our best noise-cancelling earbuds, the Bose QuietComfort 2 are on sale at Best Buy for $249, thanks to today's $50 discount. That's the best deal we've seen all year and just $20 more than the record-low price. You're getting best-in-class noise cancellation, superior comfort, impressive sound, and six hours of battery life.
Sony WHXB910N Noise Cancelling Headphones: was
$249.99 now $149.99 at Best Buy
You can score a massive $100 discount on Sony's top-rated WHXB910N noise-canceling headphones at Best Buy's back-to-school sale. The wireless earphones feature digital noise cancellation to block out unwanted noise and provide an impressive 30 hours of battery life.
Amazon Fire HD 10: was
$189.99 now $74.99 at Best Buy
The Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet is down to a new record-low price of $74.99. We found it to be a solid everyday option for browsing, reading, and streaming in our Amazon Fire HD 10 review, and it's a great buy if you use Amazon's services, such as Prime Video and Kindle ebooks. Battery life is solid, storage is decent at 64GB, and the 10.1-inch display means it can also double up as a smart display around the home.
Apple iPad 10.2 (2021): was
$329.99 now $269 at Best Buy
Best Buy's back-to-school sale has the 2023 Apple iPad on sale for $269 - $20 more than the record-low price. It may be slightly older tech, but the 10.2-inch Retina display and A13 Bionic chip ensure excellent picture quality and superior performance to this day. The entry-level tablet can do it all without issue, according to our Apple iPad 10.2 review: whether that's browsing the net, streaming media, light work, or playing games.
HP ENVY 6065e Wireless All-in-One Inkjet Printer: was
$129.99 now $69.99 at Best Buy
A great option if you're looking for a budget printer, Best Buy has this HP Envy wireless printer on sale for just $69.99. The HP Envy can print, scan and copy, including automatic 2-sided printing, and includes three months of free ink when you activate HP Plus.
HP Chromebook 15: was
$399 now $179 at Best Buy
This basic budget HP Chromebook 15 is down to a terrific low price if you need a device for light use, such as general browsing and schoolwork. It offers a 15.6-inch display, impressive battery life, and decent performance thanks to the Chrome OS – all for under $200. A bargain for students and those with basic needs.
HP ENVY 2-in-1 14-inch Touch-Screen Laptop: was
$1,079.99 now $779.99 at Best Buy
Best Buy's back-to-school sale has a $300 discount on the versatile 14-inch HP Envy laptop, which is the best deal you can find right now. The powerful touch-screen laptop features a flexible 360-degree hinge and packs 16GB of RAM, 1TB SSD, and a 13th Generation Intel Core i7 processor.
Apple MacBook Air (M1): was
$999.99 now $749.99 at Best Buy
The 2020 Apple MacBook Air with an M1 chip is older now, but it's still one of the best laptops ever made. With this deal, the device that we awarded 4.5 stars out of five in our MacBook Air M1 review is down to its lowest-ever price at the Best Buy back-to-school sale, beating the previous record by $50. Apple's premium device is fast, responsive, beautifully designed, and has a long-lasting battery life.
Apple MacBook Air (M2): was
$1,099 now $949 at Best Buy
If you're looking for a MacBook with Apple's powerful M2 Chip, Best Buy's back-to-school sale has slashed the price of the 2022 MacBook Air down to $949 — the lowest price it's ever been. This 13-inch laptop delivers excellent performance thanks to Apple's M2 Chip and includes an ultra-thin design and an impressive battery life.
Roku 40-inch Select Series Full HD RokuTV: was
$229.99 now $169.99 at Best Buy
If you're looking for a small-screen budget set, Best Buy has this Roku 40-inch TV on sale for just $169.99. While the HD TV is lacking 4K resolution, the 40-inch display includes the Roku Experience for seamless streaming, a customizable home screen, and a voice remote - all for under $200.
Amazon Fire TV 50-inch 4-Series 4K UHD smart TV (2021): was
$449.99 now $299.99 at Best Buy
The Amazon 4-Series TV features the Fire OS for easy streaming, 4K Ultra HD resolution, DTS Studio Sound, and voice control with Amazon Alexa, plus three HDMI inputs to connect cable or satellite and video game consoles. Today's deal from Best Buy brings the 50-inch model down to just $299.99 - a good price for a TV of this size.
Toshiba 55-inch C350 Series 4K UHD Smart Fire TV (2023): was
$429.99 now $279.99 at Best Buy
At an incredible price, Best Buy has this 55-inch 4K smart TV from Toshiba on sale for just $279.99 - the lowest price we've ever seen. The 2023 display packs Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10+, hands-free control with Amazon Alexa, and a bezel-less design, giving you a more viewable screen area.
Hisense 75-Inch U6 Series 4K Google TV: was
$1,199.99 now $799.99 at Best Buy
Grab this massive 75-inch Hisense 4K smart TV for just $799.99 at Best Buy. In our Hisense U6 Series review, we praised it for its excellent picture quality at an affordable price. You're getting support for both Dolby Vision and HDR10+, plus the Google Assistant, hands-free voice control, and Game Mode Plus - all for $800.
You can see more of the best laptop deals and best TV deals, and you can look forward to upcoming discounts at the 2023 Labor Day sales event.
Save even more by checking out our Best Buy discount codes page and the Best Buy Student discounts guide.
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Mackenzie Frazier is the deals editor in the US for TechRadar at Future plc. She's been sharing deal advice for Future for the past three years and loves to find products that the consumer wants at the best possible price. She's had eight years of experience working in the e-commerce space and loves being a mom to her baby boy.